Episode 204 - Teens on a Mission

Original Airdate: 
Monday, October 4, 2010 - Sunday, October 10, 2010
Next Airdate: 
Monday, June 15, 2015 - Sunday, June 21, 2015

In this episode we find amazing teens doing great things for the planet. But first Brendan visits a Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory where they are researching the efficiency of cooking stoves...those using wood and coal utilized by over 3 billion people world-wide to prepare 3 meals a day. It will give you a great appreciation of why this is so important.

Then Jessica catches up with Ally Maize, the teen who founded the Green Youth Movement...GYM for short. Gym works with elementary and middle school students to develop green lifestyles at an early age. And Jessica learns what they are doing and what's on the horizon...and gets a ride in Ally's unique electric car!

Then it's off the Brower Center where Jordan sits down with four very inspiring teens from across the country. Each one identified an issue and decided to do something about it. When you see see teens like this, you know our future is in good hands!

Finally we visit a high school celebrating Earth Day and discovered not just one eco club...but two! Here environmental projects and ecological issues are met with enthusiasm...even with a plastic monster lurking about! See what these guys are doing to tackle the issues.